Balsamic Steak Marinade is a blend of simple seasoning, oil and balsamic vinegar. This marinade gives any cut of beef so much flavor.

Cooked steak sliced on a cutting board
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Enhance the flavor of your steak by adding a marinade. Balsamic vinegar is my favorite addition to this marinade. The combination of the seasoning has been my go-to marinade for many different cuts of meats and grilled vegetables.

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Why Make this Marinade:

Making this marinade is quick and easy to make. The ingredients are simple and can be made with a variety of seasoning. If you are wanting to give your steaks a hint of sweetness and amazing taste, use this marinade.

The steak cooks tender with amazing flavor.

Ingredients:

Ingredients for balsamic steak marinade - olive oil, balsamic vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, pepper, steaks
  • Olive Oil
  • Balsamic Vinegar
  • Soy Sauce
  • Minced Garlic
  • Pepper
  • Sirloin Steaks

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Substitutions and Additions:

  • Seasoning – Feel free to change the seasoning to what you prefer. Feel free to add in brown sugar, kosher salt, oregano, and rosemary.
  • Flavor – You can also add in Dijon Mustard, red wine vinegar, Worcestershire Sauce, or lime juice.

Step by Step Instructions:

Mixing the marinade in a bowl

Step 1 – Mix the oil, balsamic vinegar, soy sauce, minced garlic and pepper in a bowl. 

Placing the steak in zip lock bag

Step 2 – Place the steaks in a bag.

Pouring the marinade over the steak in a zip lock bag

Step 3 – Pour the marinade inside the bag. 

Marinating steak in a zip lock bag

Step 4 – Marinate the steaks for 3 hours but no longer than 24 hours. Grill the steaks to your desired doneness.

Recipe Tips:

  • Meat Thermometer – When grilling the steaks, make sure to also use a meat thermometer. This ensures steaks are cooked to the right temperature.
  • Steak Rest – To lock in the juices of the steak after grilling, make sure to allow the steak to rest.
  • Cooking Steak – We love the way the steak cooks on the grill. You can cook in a grill pan or directly on the grill grates. We have also cook steak indoors in a cast iron skillet.
Grilled steak on a cutting board

How Long Should I Marinate Steak:

This balsamic marinade for steak is great for many cuts of steak. Make sure to allow the steak to marinade for at least 30 minutes. You can also marinate the steak overnight.

The longer you marinate the steak gives the steak more flavor.

Sliced grilled steak on a plate with salad

Frequently Asked Questions:

How to Store Leftovers:

If you have leftover marinade, store in an airtight container at room temperature. Make sure to discard any marinade that you have placed steak in.

What Cuts of Meat is Best?

You can use any steak recipes for this marinade. Feel free to marinade flank steak, skirt steak, flat iron steak and New York Strip.

How Else Can I Use this Marinade:

Feel free to use this marinade for grilled vegetables, chicken, or drizzled on your favorite salad.

More Easy Marinade Recipes:

We love hearing from you. If you make this Balsamic Vinegar Steak Marinade, make sure to leave us a comment.

Balsamic Steak Marinade

5 from 2 votes
Balsamic Steak Marinade is a blend of simple seasoning, oil and balsamic vinegar. This marinade gives any cut of beef so much flavor.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Marinading Time: 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 18 minutes
Servings 4
Cuisine American
Course Marinade & Seasonings
Calories 454

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Instructions

  • Mix the oil, balsamic vinegar, soy sauce, minced garlic and pepper in a bowl. 
  • Place the steaks in a bag.
  • Pour the marinade inside the bag. 
  • Marinate the steaks for 3 hours but no longer than 24 hours.
  • Grill the steaks to your desired doneness.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 454kcal, Carbohydrates 5g, Protein 52g, Fat 24g, Saturated Fat 6g, Polyunsaturated Fat 2g, Monounsaturated Fat 14g, Cholesterol 138mg, Sodium 944mg, Potassium 848mg, Fiber 0.4g, Sugar 3g, Vitamin A 6IU, Vitamin C 1mg, Calcium 80mg, Iron 4mg

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